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pass sth on

phrasal verb with pass uk   /pɑːs/  us   /pæs/ verb
  • (TELL)

B1 to ​tell someone something that another ​person has told you: If he ​provided us with any ​information, no one ​passed it on to me.

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  • (DISEASE)

to give a ​disease to another ​person: It's ​possible to ​pass on the ​virus toothers through ​physicalcontact.
(Definition of pass sth on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pass sth on”
in Chinese (Simplified) 告诉…
in Turkish iletmek, aktarmak, başkalarına söylemek…
in Russian передавать (сообщение и т. д.), передавать, отдавать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告訴…
in Polish przekazywać coś…
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